The life blood of Hermosa Beach, Downtown is where the action is, day and night. From shopping and surfing, to brunching and boozing, Downtown Hermosa Beach has some of the nicest homes all within walking distance to the action.
The people in Downtown Hermosa Beach are professionals who love the small beach town feel but also like their sunsets on ice. With the surf culture very much alive here, you will find people who have the day off from all around LA coming to soak up the beach sun and eat some of the best food in the South Bay. With high property values surrounding the downtown area, the local people are well established in their careers and can afford to live in such a beautiful location, but don't mind being in the center of all the activity.
On any given day, rain or shine, you will find a mix of surfers, bikers, runners, and day drinkers all enjoying Downtown's small beach town charm.
The closer to the water, the higher the amount. Homes surrounding downtown are a bit pricey but come in a variety of shapes and sizes. Hermosa Beach is notorious for it's "tall & skinny" homes. Here you will find old beach bungalows on the Strand sitting next door to sparkling new contemporary beach pads. No yards here, if you need some space just look out your windows or go on your roof deck and enjoy the sunset from almost every angle. There are also a healthy amount of renters here.
To LAX: 20 min
To Downtown: 45 min - 1 hour
To Beach: You're there
To The Valley: 50 min without traffic, 1.5 hours with traffic
Hermosa Beach has some of the coolest spots to eat and drink in the South Bay. With new spots popping up all the time, you'll never get bored of going out here. You're best friend here is YELP to find what you are looking for.